Lucky Strike Cigarette Commercial: Square Dance
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- Public Domain
- Digitizing sponsor
- American Tobacco Company
Lucky Strike cigarette commercial with stop-motion animation of square-dancing cigarettes.
CIGARETTES TELEVISION COMMERCIALS MARCHES MUSIC SURREALISM FANTASY HUMOR STOP MOTION ANIMATION Square dancing Dance and dancing (Square) Cigarettes Animation (stop-motion) Stop-motion animation Commercials Television (commercials) Advertising Lucky Strike (cigarettes) Trademarks Square dancing American Tobacco Company Songs Jingles Slogans ("L.S.M.F.T.")
- Closed captioning
- United States
- Run time
Subject: update to Plastron review re Fischinger
Careful, there is much outdated, factually incorrect info at the link in his original review.
Subject: The dance of death
Subject: One of tTHE first filmed cigarette commercials on TV...
Subject: best reviews
Subject: Great Commercial, But NOT their best
Subject: clever stop-motion animation
Subject: LS/MFT or LS-D?
Subject: Lucky Strike is pretty Kool
Subject: SMOKE EM IF YOU GOT EM!!
Subject: What the boys thought it stood for
Subject: The horror! Oh, the humanities...
On the other hand, we can all see what drove him to it.
So, even though this is about cigarettes, it's really a snuff film.
Subject: The Meaning of L.S./M.F.T. --
As a side piece of trivia: for quite a while, there was a radio show called the "Lucky Strike Radio Hour", featuring comedian Jack Benny and his team. During those shows, you would hear at least one or two Lucky Strike "L.S/M.F.T." spots during the show.
Subject: Heavens, haven't you seen the crazy version?
Subject: Cigarettes dont have hands
If I had a nickle for every time I was at a square dance and the caller's head caught on fire at the end...
Subject: Tobacco companies are lying to us.:cigarettes can't dance.
Subject: Smoke 'em if you got 'em
Subject: lifted from Fischinger
Subject: Long day's journey into square-dancing
I won't deny that I was mesmerized by the dancing cigarettes. Having said that - whoever it was that originiated the ban on televised cigarette commercials should be given a medal. A big, shiny, golden medal.
Subject: A fairly good commercial
Subject: I huff and I puff
Subject: Brilliant piece of cinema
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